Florida L. Joplin
Florida L. Joplin
  • March 20, 1941 - June 29, 2017
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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Florida L. Joplin, 76, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away peacefully June 29, 2017 at NorthCare Hospice House.

Florida was born March 20, 1941 in Lebanon, Missouri and grew up in Kansas City. She graduated from East High School, and attended William Jewell College.

Florida married Anthony Joplin in January, 1961. Florida enjoyed flower gardening and was often consulted by family and friends for her knowledge of flowers. She was an avid reader and she also had in interest in genealogy. Florida and Anthony loved to travel. Florida enjoyed a wide variety of music but had a special appreciation for the Blues.

Florida is survived by daughter Christina (Edwin) Gault; grandson Kyle (Emily) Deere, great-grandson James Deere, and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

Florida was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Joplin, daughter, Lynne Joplin, mother, Lillian Blair, sisters, Joyce and Nan.

Visitation will be at White Chapel Funeral Home, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 9 am, funeral service following at 10 am with burial directly after in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, family requests memorial contributions may be sent to St. James Catholic Church, 309 S Stewart Rd, Liberty, MO 64068 or NorthCare Hospice House, 1500 Meadow Lake Parkway, Suite 200 Kansas City, MO 64114